Monthly Archives: April 2013

Seamer and Irton Guides Start Out on Space “Go For It”

Andy Exton FRAS visited the Girl Guides at Seamer and Irton on Monday 29th April to give them a talk on the Solar System and beyond.  The Guides are starting out working on the Space “Go For It” in the … Continue reading






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SARAS Forum Maintenance

The SARAS forums accessible via the website will be undergoing some plugin upgrades later for users with smartphone access so they may be unavailable for a short while.  Plugins currently included are for the Forum Runner and Tapatalk smartphone apps. … Continue reading






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Partial Lunar Eclipse – 25th April

Thursday 25th April 2013 sees a partial lunar eclipse and when I say partial, it is very partial!  The Moon with rise in the southeast and the maximum of the eclipse occurs when the Moon has an altitude of only … Continue reading






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Society for the History of Astronomy Spring Conference 2013 – York 20th April

The Society for the History of Astronomy (SHA) held their Spring Conference in York this past Saturday (20th April) at the Quaker Meeting House on Friargate.  Society secretary Andy Exton attended the conference as a visitor along with visitors from … Continue reading






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Change of Speaker for April 19th Meeting

Unfortunately due to illness, Dr Janet Humphreys has pulled out as guest speaker for the society meeting this evening.  However, society member Bob Christy FBIS who runs the Zarya.info website has kindly volunteered to step in and give a talk … Continue reading






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